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Interview with Carl Trueman on Luther and Erasmus

Welcome again to Books At a Glance. I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking again to Dr. Carl Trueman about the Protestant Reformation. Today’s topic – Luther and Erasmus. Carl, who was Erasmus? And how was his work important—unwittingly or otherwise—in the rise of Reformation? Trueman: Desiderius Erasmus was born in 1466. He was from the…

Interview with Michael Horton, co-editor of THE REFORMATION THEN AND NOW: 25 YEARS OF MODERN REFORMATION ARTICLES CELEBRATING 500 YEARS OF REFORMATION

Unless you just stopped in from Mars, you already know that the year 2017 is a big year for church history lovers of the Protestant variety—it’s the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. And as you are also probably very aware, there is a flurry of publications and conferences throughout this year addressing the theme…

Interview with Carl Trueman on Martin Luther and the Path to Reform

  Glad to have you back with us here at Books At a Glance as we continue our discussions about the Protestant Reformation. I’m Fred Zaspel here with Dr. Carl Trueman, and last time we talked to him about Martin Luther and the Rediscovery of Justification by Faith. Today we’ll follow Luther’s reforms a bit…

Interview with Carl Trueman on Martin Luther and the Rediscovery of Justification by Faith

Welcome again to Books At a Glance as we continue our discussions about the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century. I’m Fred Zaspel, and today we are talking to Dr. Carl Trueman. Carl is professor of church history at Westminster Theological Seminary here in Philadelphia, and he is a long-time friend of ours here at…

Interview with David Murray, author of RESET: LIVING A GRACE-PACED LIFE IN A BURNOUT CULTURE

It is of course good to busy yourself in a good thing—in Christian ministry, for example. But can there be too much of a good thing? Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking today with Dr. David Murray about his new book, Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture. If you’re lazy, this…

Interview with Stephen J. Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, on Nationalism and the Printing Press

  Welcome as we continue our discussions here at Books At a Glance tracking out the Protestant Reformation in large strokes. I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking again to Dr. Stephen Nichols about the Protestant Reformation. Today Dr. Nichols will talk again about some of the background to the Reformation. Steve, welcome back! Nichols: It’s…

Interview with Stephen J. Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, on Religious and Theological Issues of the Reformation

Welcome again to Books At a Glance. I’m Fred Zaspel and we’re talking again to Dr. Stephen Nichols about the Protestant Reformation. This time Dr. Nichols will tell us about the leading religious and theological questions at issue during that important period. Steve, welcome back! Nichols: It’s great to be back; thanks for having me…

Interview with Stephen J. Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, on the Renaissance and Erasmus

Welcome back to Books At a Glance as we continue our brief discussions tracking out the big picture of the Protestant Reformation. I’m Fred Zaspel, and Steve Nichols is back with us talking this time about the connections between the Renaissance and Erasmus to the Reformation. Steve, let’s begin with the big picture –What was…

Interview with Stephen J. Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, concerning an Overview of the Reformation

Greetings! And welcome to Books At a Glance. I’m Fred Zaspel, and in honor of this 500th anniversary year of the Protestant Reformation we’re interviewing various church historians to track out the story for us in broad strokes and in bite-sized pieces. Today we’re talking to Dr. Stephen Nichols, a long-time friend to us here…

Interview with Peter J. Gentry, author of HOW TO READ AND UNDERSTAND THE BIBLICAL PROPHETS

The Old Testament Prophets are perhaps not quite foreign to most Christians, but they are not usually the most familiar parts of the Bible to us either. And so it’s a happy occasion when a little book like this comes along to introduce the prophets to us again. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at…

Interview with Tom Nettles: Forerunners of the Reformation  

Unless you’ve had no contact at all with the Christian blogosphere, you’re aware that this year, 2017, marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance, and we want take advantage of the moment also. Our plan is to track out the Reformation in a…

Interview with Andreas Köstenberger, editor of the BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT SERIES

The Biblical Theology of the New Testament series from Zondervan has already begun to make its mark, and the entire series promises to be a worthy contribution to New Testament studies. We recently talked to editor Andreas Köstenberger and asked him to tell us all about it.   Fred Zaspel: This is a series on…

Interview with Craig Blomberg, co-author of INTRODUCTION TO BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION: THIRD EDITION

  The question is not, “What does this Scripture verse mean to you?” The question is, simply, “What does it mean?” But to interpret the Bible as it was intended to be understood requires responsible effort. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance, and that’s our topic for today’s interview with…

Interview with Robert J. Cara, author of CRACKING THE FOUNDATION: THE NEW PERSPECTIVE ON PAUL

  You’ve heard about “the New Perspective on Paul” long enough now to know it’s no longer new, but you will also know, then, that it hasn’t gone away. Just what is the debate all about? And why is it important? Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, executive editor here at Books At a Glance, and this…

Interview with Gerald R. McDermott, author of THE NEW CHRISTIAN ZIONISM: FRESH PERSPECTIVES ON ISRAEL AND THE LAND

You don’t have to read your Bibles very long before you notice that Israel plays a very important role in the story. And you don’t have to read much further before you notice that God’s promise that she will inherit her own land is prominent also. So how does all that play out now that…

Interview with Christopher L. Reese and Michael G. Strauss, co-editors of DICTIONARY OF CHRISTIANITY AND SCIENCE: THE DEFINITIVE REFERENCE FOR THE INTERSECTION OF CHRISTIAN FAITH AND CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE

You may not yet have heard anything about the book, but as soon as you hear the title – A Dictionary of Christianity and Science – you probably think controversy and of any number of specific issues. But many of those questions are very important, and our guests today have put together a massive resource…